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Signs Your Company Isn’t Ready for a Four-Day Work Week

Medibank is the latest (and one of the largest) organisation to commit to a four-day week trial. With each organisation that puts their hand up to experiment with this new way of work, I give a little cheer…

Charlotte Rush • 1 February 2024

4 Lessons to Elevate Teams from Meh to Marvellous

It is bittersweet to be writing my first and final contribution to ‘Rise and Thrive’ as my Inventium journey comes to an end this calendar year. It has felt like a lifetime – filled with fond memories, incredible people and countless learnings. I’ve managed to do literally every…

Michelle Le Poidevin • 6 December 2023

Spotlight on Disruptive Innovation at SA Water

When we think disruptive innovation, we often think about start-ups sticking close to customers and taking over from their much larger competitors. Nimble, adaptable, lean, hedge fund investors, all spring to mind. What doesn’t come to mind, is government organisations. The world of disruption has often talked about how disruption…

Sasha D'Arcy • 28 November 2023

In the spotlight with Inclusee

Imagine it’s your usual Saturday evening. Except you live on an isolated property in Toowoomba and you’re 72 years old. Your kids moved to the UK and Canada many years ago chasing their hopes and dreams. You’re happy for them but you wished they called more often. Especially…

Evelina Bereni • 1 October 2023

How to find your ultimate dream job in 5 easy steps

A dream job isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. We need a level of stress to perform under pressure, sharpen our focus and give us a sense of meaning. So if you think your dream job is a cooshy one, think again.

Evelina Bereni • 27 September 2023

Overcome fear of experimentation to unleash your innovation.

Experimentation was originally a tool used by start-ups and large tech companies to test their ideas quickly and leanly. But it hasn’t taken long for others to see the benefits, and it is now being used by all sorts of companies to test ideas in high levels of…

Zoe Aitken • 3 August 2023

Psychosocial Hazards in the Workplace

Understanding and Tackling Psychosocial Hazards at Work We are entering a new era of workplace safety. We’re not just talking about hard hats and safety boots, but also about addressing psychosocial hazards at work. But what are psychosocial hazards and why should you, as a business, care? What…

Inventium Team • 31 May 2023

Maximising customer engagement with innovation: the essential Do’s and Don’ts

One of my friends had a new business idea. So, they leveraged their friendship network (including me) to learn more about their customers. I was eager to help. Why? They were my friend (tick), they were speaking to customers (tick), and they were keeping things lean by leveraging…

Zoe Aitken • 17 May 2023

3 reasons why your innovation efforts are failing

Innovation programs are often unsuccessful. Even though the intent is there, many organisations have unrealistic expectations about what is required to become truly innovation centric. Often, the initial impetus is driven by the leadership team, who have identified innovation as a key strategic pillar or organisational value. And…

Zoe Aitken • 8 May 2023